• Public schools closed Thursday

    Public schools closed Thursday

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    Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will spend $50 million to install 1,500 permanent protective metal barriers near heavily-populated streets and sidewalks to protect pedestrians from car-ramming terror attacks and auto crashes. Then, on Halloween, an Islamic State-inspired attacker drove down a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center , authorities said. Eight people were killed in that attack with 12 injured.
  • Closings and delays for Friday, Jan. 5

    Closings and delays for Friday, Jan. 5

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    Colder than normal temperatures forced the Lake County School District to take extra precautions to keep students safe on the first day back from holiday vacation. Webster Field will remain in Restricted Access until conditions can be further evaluated. Civil service employees choosing not to use a combination of unscheduled annual leave, telework, and/or LWOP should report to work at 9 a.m.
  • White House staff barred from using personal cellphones at work

    White House staff barred from using personal cellphones at work

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    The investigation by Mueller, a former FBI director, is looking into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to help get him elected - a charge the president has repeatedly and vehemently denied. "We see " Fire and Fury " as an extraordinary contribution to our national discourse, and are proceeding with the publication of the book". Before Jan.
  • 50 thousand babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps

    50 thousand babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps

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    Some 655,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar's northern Rakhine state to Bangladesh following a military crackdown, labelled ethnic cleansing by the United Nations, that was launched in August of past year. "This is no place for a child to be born", she said. In the conservative Muslim Rohingya community, women favour privacy in childbirth. There are some health facilitates at the huge refugee camps but it is a hard journey for the women.
  • Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues Moore for defamation

    Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues Moore for defamation

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    Corfman is seeking a public apology from Moore, to prevent him from continuing to publicly defame her, and a judgment that states Moore has committed defamation against her. But the lawsuit says Moore's claim doesn't spell out what he was asked, where the test occurred or include an affidavit from the person who gave the test.
  • 'Bomb cyclone' pounds into US Northeast as snow storm hits south

    'Bomb cyclone' pounds into US Northeast as snow storm hits south

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    The National Weather Service forecast winds as high as 70mph that may bring down trees and knock out power. It comes amid a cold snap that has gripped much of the U.S. In New York's Fort Greene neighborhood, Mohammed Farid Khan said his morning commute took three times as long as usual because of train woes. A 3-foot (0.9-meter) tidal surge flooded the area around Boston's historic Long Wharf with icy seawater.
  • Trump targets book, threatens ex-ally Bannon with legal action

    Trump targets book, threatens ex-ally Bannon with legal action

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    Bannon. Wolff, a renowned author and journalist in the United States who profiled Rupert Murdoch in a previous book , alleges the Trump family and staffers were angling for high-profile jobs following their expected loss. Mr Trump hit back yesterday, saying in a statement that when Mr Bannon was sacked, "he not only lost his job, he lost his mind". "He obviously changed his tune pretty quick".
  • UIDAI Files FIR Against Gujarat Grievance Redressal Forum Over Alleged Aadhaar Leak

    UIDAI Files FIR Against Gujarat Grievance Redressal Forum Over Alleged Aadhaar Leak

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    UIDAI , the Aadhaar governing body further stated that the Aadhaar information can only be accessed by designated personnel and state government officials, and the search facility is available for the objective of grievance redressal. The report alleged it takes Rs 500 and 10 minutes to access anyone's biometric and personal details. A wikileaks report from mid 2017 also revealed that US' secret surveillance agency the CIA may have access to India's entire Aadhaar database.
  • Wind chill warning in effect this evening through 7 am Sunday

    Wind chill warning in effect this evening through 7 am Sunday

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    The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. This pattern will break down toward the end of the weekend. That's when I expect warmer conditions to arrive. The Winter Storm warning for additional heavy snows farther east and north in IN into southwest Lower Michigan (pink-shaded counties on the highlighted map) continues into Saturday .
  • Cold weather alert issued for Niagara

    Cold weather alert issued for Niagara

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    Temperatures dropped to -20C overnight, with the wind chill it felt like -34. Extremely cold temperatures are gripping Ottawa for the final weekend of the holiday season. The Canadian Pediatric Society recommends keeping children indoors during extreme cold weather. Wet clothing increases the risk of cold injury. An Extreme Cold Warning for Ottawa ended on Tuesday, after seven days of bone chilling temperatures.
  • Iguanas falling from trees in frigid Florida

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    The worst part? Like the "stunned" in "cold-stunned" implies, nearly none of them are actually dead. Felix Montalvan, who owns Jaws and Claws Reptiles in West Palm Beach, Fla., explains to member station WLRN in Miami, "They try to move and they can't".